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The Gamer's Guide to Coding

Design, Code, Build, Play

Gordon McComb


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Learn one of today's most important skills--coding--while creating your own games
With this illustrated, interactive guide to coding, readers will discover how to create, test, and play fun 2D computer games. No prior programming knowledge is required to become proficient: just follow the easy step-by-step examples to program and share games on an Apple or Windows PC, Android device, or Apple iOS tablet. With code instruction in JavaScript--a user-friendly programming language used in millions of websites--this book is the perfect springboard for mastering any coding skill, from website creation to business processes, computer engineering, and professional-level game development.

Sterling, 9781454922346, 320pp.

Publication Date: April 4, 2017

About the Author

Gordon McComb has written over 65 books and several thousand magazine and newspaper articles. A programmer by trade, for 13 years he wrote a weekly syndicated newspaper column on computers that reached several million readers. His specialty is teaching young minds about new technology. Among his bestselling books is Robot Builder's Bonanza, 4th Edition (McGraw-Hill). Gordon is also an avid player of old school 8-bit games from the 1970s and '80s.